Setting the Foundation for a Fulfilling Legal Career.
Your legal career has just begun, and there are many paths and opportunities ahead. You need the guidance of a career counselor who listens, understands and sees your potential—and will point you toward possibilities that align with your goals.
Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Associate Practice Group recruiters support the legal career journeys of law firm associates, helping them find career fulfillment at the right law firm in the right market and make decisions that will equip them for the future—and whatever direction their career takes. Our deep relationships with law firm recruiting professionals and our local market expertise, as well as our global reach, give us insights and access to roles that allow us to make long-term matches that bring success to both you, the associate, and your employer, the law firm.
Even if you are happy with your current law firm, it’s good practice to make checking in with a recruiter a standard part of your professional development plan.Read More
MLA's Associate Practice Group had been counseling an AMLaw Associate who after earning her J.D. from an Ivy League school and practicing in BigLaw in New York decided to take some personal time off from practicing.Read More
Associates and law students are worried if there is a true career path for them in BigLaw. Too many view BigLaw as a temporary means to make a high income and plant a brand name on their resume before the toxic nature of the industry dissolves them.Read More
While money talks, lawyers don't make career moves solely for a big salary. Adam Stoker explores the many reasons why an associate will change firms.Read More
While law firms and organizations continue to struggle with a remote workplace, some law firms are tying bonuses to associate's in-office attendance. Summer Eberhard shares her perspective on how firms can take a different approach to normalizing hybrid schedules and encouraging office attendance.Read More